Srinagar: Police on Friday filed charge sheets against seven persons in the case pertaining to killing of a policeman and snatching his rifle in Soura area of Srinagar in Feb 2018.
The killed policeman was posted on guard duty at the residence of pro-freedom leader Fazl Haq Qureshi, where the attack took place.
A police statement issued here said that the charge sheet for case FIR No 26/2018 registered at P/S Soura pertaining to the weapon snatching conspiracy and murder before the Court of Additional District and Session Judge Srinagar was presented “after obtaining requisite government sanction and completing all other departmental formalities”.
Four of the accused, Omar Noor Bhat son of Noor Mohammad Bhat resident of Chatabal, Waseem Ahmad Sofi son of Bashir Ahmad Sofi resident of Chatabal, Adil Majeed Bhat son of Abdul Majeed Bhat resident of Chatabal and Obaid Altaf Zoji son of Mohammad Altaf Zoji resident of Naribal Soura are currently lodged in Central Jail Srinagar.
The four have been accused of “involvement in conspiring and executing a terror attack, murder of a cop on duty and weapon snatching.”
On February 25, 2018 the guard post at the residence of Fazal Haq Qureshi came under attack of suspected militants. Policeman Farooq Ahmad was killed in the attack and his service rifle was snatched.